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like they're trading places. we used to encourage the emerging markets to follow these forciples, and they have the most part. at least there look -- they're moving in that direction, and we seem to be moving away. it is discouraging. we should be following the cut -- the principles that made this country great more than we have been recently. going back to monetary policy, they have been jolted to some extent by our own monetary policy. the headlines yesterday in the wall street journal, india is shocked by the removal of quantitative easing. we have done some of this ourselves. the more we can get back to our principles, the better off we will be. >> what about immigration reform? it is obvious the fluid piece of legislation depending on the form of the bill takes, if it gets through, is that something that could boost economic growth as well as the social security system? >> it will be good for growth and also for politics. it will be something that people can point to. we're not there yet, but i hope we can be. but i would not say it is the magic bullet to get the economy mov
after the march on washington, let us remember that dr. king's last march was never finished. the poor people's campaign was never finished. some 50 years after the march on washington, while if you were -- you are people as a percentage in our country are poor, more as a number in our country are poor. while the ladder of opportunity extends to the heavens for our people today, more are tethered at the bottom and falling off everyday. say that thean distance between a child's aspirations represented by the top of that letter and a family situation at the bottom of that is the exactder measurement of that aaron's level of frustration. as we go home today, let us remember that the dreamer was also a doer. as we turn on our tvs tomorrow and see people walking out of places where they are being forced to survive on $7.25 by the thousands, let us commit to join them in fighting to lift up the bottom. at the top of that letter has extended, the tethers at the bottom must be unleashed. let us not just be dreamers. let us recommit to be doers. thank you, and god bless. [applause] >> from dest
improved security measures at home and abroad to make sure we are focused on those who seek to do us harm. of course, not all threats result from terrorism or violent behavior. some come from mother nature and the impact can be just as severe if not more so. over the past 4.5 years, our nation has faced hundreds of disasters including hurricane irene which happens when multiple states were already doing with historic floods, making a bad situation even worse. we confronted deadly tornadoes in joplin, missouri, tuscaloosa, alabama, and moore, oklahoma. today, as we find ourselves every summer, we are fighting devastating wildfires in the western states, particularly california. as with our counterterrorism efforts, we two important lessons from each of these events, most notably -- we built upon the lessons of hurricane katrina to put us in the best possible position to support the response to a major hurricane and make sure that response would be fast, flexible, and comprehensive. we understood the importance of pre-positioning mass quantities of assets before the storm so they will be q
.c., event sponsored by the u.s. chamber of commerce. we take you to it now. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> klees be sure when you get the mic to identify yourself when the time comes. thank you. >> it is a pleasure to be here today. i'm glad all of you were able to make it with so much going on around the world. it seems that a little thing like the economy probably would not attract that much attention, so thank you for being here, and if i see you all run for the doors in the middle of this, i will know that something is biggern that is somewhat than what we are discussing here today. we're going to talk a little bit about the u.s. economy, where it has been, where we think it is going. and that a little bit about the labor markets sensitive labor day. when you look at the economy today, unfortunately what you see is an economy that now for four years has not been doing very much. we have grown at an average pace of 2.2%, as you can see from the chartered has not really been up or down. it was not as f
is going to be very you can expect where democrats are in the majority, 54 of us, right, and where there was a willingness to get it done, do expect something out of the house of representatives that is better, from an ideological point of view, it will be more difficult. it is what i think. people, -- youe legalize people, they got to get a job, right, where there is healthcare. we know the american people to their health care through their employment, 80%. they will have more opportunities to get employment. their wages will increase, which means their ability to buy better food, to have a saner life, i mean, the stress that must be on those communities of people, the housing they have to live in. economic social and standards that will improve, but they will have to rely on emergency care because that was what was adopted in the senate. even though there is more than enough money saved according to cbo, instead of spending $45 billion over the next 10 years amount we spend $45 billion putting more control agents on the border. those are the decisions we are going to make. they a
mason university in virginia. you can reach him on twitter. thanks for being with us this morning and talking about eminent domain. that will do it for this "orning's washington journal next, we will take you live to the national press club where they will be recognizing out going homeland security secretary jenna not a ton of who is stepping down from her position, taking the chair as president of the university of california. live coverage is next on c-span. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] the shift to [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> we are live at the national press club in washington, dc awaiting remarks from out going homeland security department secretary janet napolitano. earlier this summer, she announced she would be stepping down from her cap in a position to become president of the university of california system which includes ucla and the university of california berkeley among other campuses this is. we are expecting her in a moment. >> ladies and gentlemen, we will start into moments of silence all cell phones
and mitch the senate republican lear mitch mcconnell. it was held at u.s. capitol. here's a portion of the event that runs just under an hour. we are back live at 11:00 eastern time with the ceremony on the mall on the steps of the lincoln memorial. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the honorable nancy pelosi. >> good afternoon. thank you for bringing us together for this congressional bipartisan observance of the 50 year anniversary of the march on washington. wasn't it exciting to see the enthusiasm and the film of the people of the day? who could have expected so many of us would be here who had ties to all that was owing on? who could suspect that we would all be with john lewis? [applause] attorney general, mr. mayor, you honor us with your presence. .he fierce urgency of now words rang out across the national mall, the call echoed in households across america. the summons ignited a movement to make real the promise of democracy. of course everyone knows the "i had a dream" speech, but the fierce urgency of now part of it was not only an inspiration, it was a motivation to ac
the story is saying? >> i don't see any reason.not see any there is no evidence that rebels had used chemical weapons or have access to the delivery systems required to carry out the attacks we saw on august 21. >> it appears sources in your government are saying -- talk to us anonymously all the time. what you say when i -- that you place more credibility in on- record statements. that is all i am directing you to write now. >> in light of the anonymous sources that are in your government, what they are saying, they do not know where some of these weapons are, does jay carney's statement still hold that you do know? what we will say is have said before, which is we have not seen credible evidence or credible reports that the opposition has used chemical weapons or that they have the capability of using the kind of chemical weapons that we saw used in an attack outside damascus on august 21. hasou also said that syria not lost control or had been overrun in any way, or that the chemical stockpiles had been overrun in any way? >> i see no reason to differ with that. attack chemical we
is an issue of our national security, regional security, and global security. the u.s. rejects the use of chemical weapons by assad or any other regime. we are following this story and will continue to bring you coverage. we will post any documents released today on the alleged chemical attack against syrian civilians on our website, www.c- span.org. of the most fun times i ever had was -- it was 2006. it looked like democrats were going to take over, take back over the house, it was looking pretty bad for republicans. vice president cheney's office called and wanted to know if we could come over and have breakfast. we went over and had breakfast. before, it is unbelievable how much he knew about individual -- he had been to so many of these districts over the years as one of your republican leaders of the house. he was asking us how bad is this. , it is saying, yea pretty bad. that is fun when you get to do that, talk to the caucuses, you get a glimpse of the inside of the players. >> more than 30 years as a political analyst, charlie cook has uncovered trends and covered sincecongres
case i can think of no more sophisticated than r.c. hobbyists using. host: jeremy up next from lawrence, kansas. independent line. caller: yes. i think that everybody wants the emerging technology to be used for the safeguarding of people and public servants of good faith. the issue becomes the footing that is taken and in this case the kind of technology the footing taken by the federal government is a replication of the footing taken when the federal government started working with local law enforcement around the alleged war on drugs, which is militaristic that inputs weapons of war and tools of war and a footing of that type into the hands of law enforcement. so, i would ask your guest to comment. when we see the actual implementation of federal law with these drone technologies, it is being done -- the homeland security has named generals as the people who are going to oversee this, not civilians. it is a violation and if you see the replication in terms of the war on terror it is what has created centers around the country to harmonize and have local law enforcement to do the bidd
eastern. be sure to join us this evening for another of our town hall meetings. the focus today is unimplemented asian of the affordable care act. administration will delay implementation of the section of the law covering limits to out- of-pocket costs for consumers. we will check in on congressional town hall meetings around the nation and what questions members of congress are getting from their constituents. we'll get an update on court challenges to the law and check out the rollout of healthcare exchanges which is opposed to take effect by january 1 of next year. here is a brief art of tonight's program. i don't think you understand the law you are in charge of executing and enforcing. the clawback where you limit how much a person pays back, that is only a person who is eligible for a subsidy if their income changes in the year in which the subsidy takes place. person, -- if a person gets a subsidy they are not eligible for which will clearly be the case if your major enforcement tool, the employer mandate is not in place, the law requires you clawback 100 % of that subsi
us understand that this is a very challenging time in iraq. the conflict in syria is having a very negative implications for iraq. we don't appreciate that. we don't understand that. his visit with us is to help us understand what this ally, and i say this word distinction lay. -- with distention. what the valet of living through and what we can do to help. i want to say thank you to the foreign minister for his leadership not only in iraq but in washington. will you please welcome this remarkable statesman, foreign minister zebari. [applause] >> thank you. much for your great introduction. and thank you, john, also for inviting us to the csis. and with this distinguished crowd, i know many of you in person. i worked with some of you. honored to be among you today on its friday. i am honored also, this could be the last lecture here in this building, so i have to honor the its newore he moves to building. this is another honorary thing. thank you. i am here to offer a view from iraq and the region. being honest and frank with you, really i will devote most of my time to the questio
military intervention in syria. the obama administration suppose to limit u.s. military intervention. it believes the rebels will not support america's interest if they were to come to power now. this came out to a letter that general dempsey sent. he said the military is clearly taking out the syrian air force and shifting the balance. michigan republican congressman justin amash held a town hall meeting recently in michigan. he touched on topics like health care and government surveillance. he offered an amendment that would bar the and as a from collecting phone and data records from citizens who are not subject of investigation. the amendment was opposed by speaker john boehner and the white house and ultimately defeated. his town hall back in michigan lasted about one hour and 15 minutes. [applause] >> hello, everyone. ben, he is my chief of staff. he does not just work for me. he is primarily in our grand rapids office, and you can find that on my website, and we have a satellite office in battle creek, so if there is something you would like to schedule, you can c
and we did not use the military. it was a wonderful outcome. some happy was coincidences, but it shows that if you increase the budget, it does not nest early mean you will have more complex. eccesarily mean you will have more conflict. theater, a look at internment of japanese americans in world war ii. journalists from buzzfeed, toic --ll lose , and others met to talk about the takeover of washington post. >> welcome, thank you for joining us this afternoon. welcome also to our c-span audience. i'm dr. jane singer, vice chair of the aj stanley committee on professional freedom and responsibility. our chair is also here with us. board member maria harden, and others are also with us. we are sponsoring this panel, so it is a special session. a quick plug that more politics are on tap tomorrow. we are also giving our first amendment award this year to the first amendment center based in nashville area that's going to be a great program tomorrow during the plenary time spot. if you have nothing else to do, please come to that. we're going to do this very informally and just ask some ques
to the advice thing and we will probably get to that later but i now don't hide your agenda. when you give us a call, tell us you are really writing. tells what the story is about. i had a reporter call up and ask a question about standards technology. ok. why did you want to know about the standards of x-ray technology? he really wasn't writing about that. about standards in general and how they apply in an industry. that as an ng example. because in our interaction he told us what he was writing i him an enormous story on standards and how they are applied and how they are set instead of just microfocusing on he initial question, which was writing about the x-rays. so, tell us what you are really help g about and we can you better. and don't automaticably assume that the government is evil and stuff because that's not the case. a code of have ethics. trust but verify. but also not to violate the truth. just as well the government public affairs folks, believe it code of ethics a and that code of ethics from the national association of that ment communicate oors truth is inviolable and sacr
of the network on our companion network, c-span to. join us on c-span for a discussion behind that event. att will be live right here 1:00 eastern on c-span. later today we will focus on gay marriage issues. here is a brief look. recall, thel strategy there relied upon was the cast living as gay couples as different and even deviants and not worthy of something as special does merit. for sandy and i with four children and all the other children who we want to help, that was too much to tolerate and hard to be in court when that was gone back over again. we listen to them and talk to the judge about how we were not worthy. a reallyt was difficult experience. i hope someday the video as on the field and you can see and hear what we heard in the courtroom. and they had no evidence and could not back of any of their claims and i think that is why we won, the 17 witnesses we had reusing data and evidence. the people who are married are healthier and wealthier. and that they are happier in many cases and their lives are enriched by marriage. certainly knowing of option to be married is helpful. tha
is the president that the current military government of egypt may use access to the suez canal as a bargaining tool? >> i have not seen that prospect raised. suffice to say we value the working relationship we have with the egyptians, a relationship that goes back decades, the we have been concerned by some of the steps taken by the interim government to not follow through their commitment to transition back to a democratically elected civilian government. we have made those concerns pretty clear not just of them in private conversations, but to all of you in public announcements of the president and other senior administration officials. >> how much support does the president intend to receive from nato allies and regional allies as he moves to perhaps other initiatives? >> related to egypt? what i would say is that obviously these other countries will be making a determination on their own about their own national security interests. because you are talking about allies, it is reasonable to assume those interests will largely overlap. we have been and will be consulting with allies as they c
-- education savings accounts. the biggest threat that has now hit us, common core, is a washington leviathan. the idea that spending more money would equal more education out comes. we have not. the $4.3 billion in federal incentives for no child left behind push by the administration are not likely to induce any kind of further educational outcome. the threat to school choice is also at stake. we see sat and azt standards being conformed to the common core. the common core national .tandard a few results just came out, the price had over the next seven --rs for common core outline common core outline the states. what does the common core contain? math standards that are poorly see -- poorly sequence. english see -- english standards that are in little of informational texts. america is seeing two paths. choice or centralized education by the common core national standards. we have a choice to make. are we going to be a self- governing society or are a -- or society governed by despotism. a portion of one of the many education related events during c-span cost -- c-span's town hall program.
. the statement followed a story in the daily these yesterday that reported the u.s. government had decided to move ahead and halt some military assistance form -- from cairo. >> tonight. >> people at the time did not feel like this was appropriate formal china. some are scathing articles. they said art was absurd. another said he was going to want to be eating this lovely meal and finish up their meet and see a deck or a giant frog? uck or a giant frog? we fell like this was a way to educate visiting dignitaries from foreign countries who may be were not familiar. >> the encore presentation of our series continues tonight at 9:00 eastern on c-span. join the conversation with the head of the rutherford b. hayes center. >> up next, senator ted cruz called for the abolishment of the irs and the repeal of the federal health care law. he has been looked at as a potential 2016 republican presidential candidate. the annual summit hosted by colorado christian university. this is just over half an hour. ♪ >> thank you so very much. it is terrific to be back with so many friends and so many strong
cannot be changed and turned around in the same spirit , saying the slave trade end, tell us about the crisis in american education. coming to colorado, i do not need to make the case that higher education [indiscernible] complicatedmore thing, and your question if it matters. i will answer those questions in their entirety. let me say more about who i am and what nas is. i am an anthropologist, who studies savage tribes, and right now i am studying a particularly savage tribe, the only known tribe of cannibals so fierce they want to devour their own civilization. i am talking about the american progressive academics. organization that in its own words seeks to foster intellectual freedom and to sustain the tradition of reason scholarship and civil debate in universities. those are fighting words to the leftists. i will give you an example of the outgoing head of the american association of professors, cary nelson, recently said of us that we engage in sclerotic wailing about restaurant civilization and maniacal opposition to m.litics in the classroo another historian writes about
system that might align it with what is good host: our guest is then castleman. he is joining us from a new york city. inc. you for your time. -- thank you for your time. guest: thank you for having me on. washington journal starts at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. enjoy your friday. we will see you back here tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. ♪ >> president obama continues his two bus tour focusing on education issues. yesterday he spoke in syracuse. town hall holding a meeting. live coverage at 12:45. most of the presidents tour -- vice president biden is expected to join president obama at lackawanna college. yesterday's first stop, hisident obama revealed plan to control college costs. >> let me talk about these briefing. our first priority. providing better value for students. making sure parents and taxpayers are getting what we -- what they paid for. there going to lead development to trade a better system for the college year. a lot of colleges are encouraged andnc. -- gaining numbers it is rewarding them on raising cost. i think we should reward colleges based on opportunity. are they helping
, give us a call a 202-585-3881. our line for republicans. 202-585-3808 for democrats. and a line for independents, end us an email at journal @c-span.org or send us a tweet at c-span wj. caller: thank you very much for taking my call. i wanted to make a comment on secretary of state's press conference yesterday and the press briefing that followed. the entire tone and tenor was that somehow this was our fault. i don't understand why it is we own this problem. they have been fighting each other over there for centuries. why is it all of a sudden america's fault? and i couldn't agree more with the previous callers that say we should not give any more money to any nation that behaves this way. detroit is bankrupt. sacramento, california, is bankrupt. we have huge, huge problems over here as far as infrastructure. i think we should take care of our own. i'm a first generation american and i can tell you, these countries, we give money -- they don't share our values, they don't share our beliefs, they don't have the same respect for human life that we do. we have absolutely no busines
. we have a serious problem. it requires us to have a national discussion because the problem, mainly, is the drug cartels and the violent side of is a demand for drugs in the united states of america. whether they have a submarine, like i have seen in colombia. it is a violent place when you have armed members bringing drugs across the border into our country. i do not excuse any action that .ook place but to somehow think it is not dangerous when cartel members are bringing drugs up to this country is not an adequate reading of the situation on the border, and i visit it all the time. said, i think the answer to our border control is technology. you have a point about additional border patrol. one of the things we need more of is customs people so we can .xpedite traffic back and forth there are some of us here old enough to remember we used to be able to walk across and have and walkedgales back. think about doing that today. you bring up problems on the border, and with this surveillance capability, we will people back,keep and then we will be able to send these teams out. finally
program, it is small and difficult to use and many employers do not use it. in california they say that 70% of agriculture workers are here illegally and only 4% of the total population are using the while we haveram. an ag program, the program is not functioning right now and we do not have one to address these other low- skilled categories, so there is no way for them to come legally under the current system. host: gramm, michigan, mary, go ahead. caller: good morning, i just wanted to say several things. one, people do not understand that the obama care is directly related to what is going to happen if immigration passes. what is going to happen is americans are going to be forced to be covered by obama care, whereas the bill as it stands now, illegals will not be covered by this, so therefore, who do you think the employer is going to employ? not the american citizen. it will be the person they do not have to give health care to. host: rebecca? guest: i am not a health-care expert, there are interesting conceits to the health care bill that i will fully admit i do not understand. the c
to the current state and future of our reserve force. we are fortunate enough to have with us the commanders of each and theeserve services chief of the national guard bureau and representatives from the army guard. panel, we areis not owing to have the typical panel where everybody stands up and does five minutes of wonderfulness of his or her service. is ane are going to have interactive discussion of the top issues facing the reserve forces. , we havehat discussion the perfect -- arnoldmajor general punaro. he was the commanding general of the fighting fourth marine which he was a glitch to have as assistant commander in me. he was a great boss. i had that job twice. i screwed it up the first time. [laughter] notably, he was the staff director of the senate armed services committee and the chief of staff for senator sam done. people in this city of washington dc who are more familiar, both having lived the reserve life in the military and on capitol hill. he is a combat veteran of vietnam, with a bronze star and purple heart. he was previously wounded in vietnam. the other intersect was a
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